Open casting calls for Gotham series

Are you able to pull yourself away from being a Marvel fan long enough to be cast in a D.C. universe?  Maybe you loathe Marvel and are dying to put your name on the credits of a D.C. project.  Now is your chance.  According to a release by Grant Wilfley Casting, you could be an extra on the new T.V. series, Gotham.

Open casting is schedule for next week in New York where Gotham will be filmed.  There are two different time slots for auditions.  The first is for SAG-AFTRA members and the other is for non-union persons.  Which would likely include many if not all of the average D.C. fans.

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking people interested in working as background on the new FOX series GOTHAM. Casting for men and women of all ages and ethnicities. Filming begins in New York in July. An open casting call will be held on Wednesday, June 25 from 10:30a-12p for SAG-AFTRA members and 1-5pm for NONUNION at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 328 W 14th St, New York, NY 10014. No experience necessary. Paid extra work. Be prepared to have a digital photo taken. If you attended our open call on May 5, you do NOT need to attend; you are already registered.

Gotham is going to tell the early stories of, well, Gotham City before the Dark Knight rose to power.  It will feature story lines based on Detective Gordon who will be played by Ben McKenzie.  Initial storyboards surround Gordan as a young rookie detective.  It takes place while Bruce Wayne is a boy after his parents have been killed.  He will be a part of the series as well but not a focal point.  There has also been rumors that a young teenage Selena Kyle will make her debut as well.  She of course is the future Catwoman.

Jada Pinkett-Smith is set to play the villain in the series, Fish Mooney, a gang boss.  The series is set to debut in the fall Monday’s on FOX.  So if you are in New York next week and want to take a stab at becoming a citizen of Gotham, now is your chance.

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